CARERS will cycle the distance it takes to reach all of their clients on Red Nose Day.

The team at Home Instead Senior Care Oxford will cycle 120 miles on an exercise bike for eight hours straight.

This is the distance carers would have to travel if they visited all of their clients in Oxford in succession.

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The home care service is hoping Friday's challenge raises £500 for Comic Relief, with the 'cyclothon' taking place in its Kidlington office throughout the day.

Members of the public are invited to cheer the carers along. To donate, search 'homeinsteadoxford' at